Dr. Littleton Featured in Research Q&A in the UCCS Communique

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In the most recent edition of "7 Questions" in the UCCS Communique, Dr. Heather Littleton, Director of Research Operations at the Lyda Hill Institute for Human Resilience, discusses findings from her work on sexual assault typologies. The article explores the complexities of college women's rape experiences, identifying six distinct patterns of assault. It highlights both common and less familiar tactics used by perpetrators, emphasizing the importance of comprehensive prevention strategies that address consent and substance use. Dr. Littleton's research aims to enhance educational and intervention approaches to better understand sexual violence dynamics.


Read the complete Communique article here, or visit the study in "Sex Roles - A Journal of Research" here.


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